Ignoring This Poster Can Be Hazardous
To Your Health

Under the Rhode Island Right-To-Know Law, your employer must tell you about the dangers of any hazardous substances in your workplace.

You have a right to know :
the common name or trade names of the substance, including the chemical name;
the level at which exposure to the substance is hazardous, if known;
the effects and symptoms of exposure at hazardous levels;
the potential for flammability, explosion, and reactivity of the substance;
appropriate emergency treatment;
proper procedures for the safe use of and exposure to the substance;
proper protective equipment for safe use; and
procedures for clean-up of leaks and spills.

Your employer must provide you with the above information. If he or she has not, make sure you ask about it. Your company representative is:

The Right-To-Know Law was created to protect you. For more information about your rights under the Hazardous Substances Right-to-Know Law, contact the R.I. Department of Labor and Training at (401) 462-8558 .

Because not knowing about the hazardous substances you work with is the greatest
hazard of all.
THIS POSTER MUST BE DISPLAYED IN A CONSPICUOUS LOCATION IN THE WORKPLACE.